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The models on The Price Is Right and Let’s Make a Deal strike distinctively different poses with prizes!
Note the ‘broken arm’ approach, open palm, hand on hip.
I think we all agree this is the traditional way to ‘Vanna’ an item.
While Tiffany also balances her approach with the hand on hip, she elects to use a straight arm technique topped by a twisted, closed hand.
As you can see, this stance is effective both standing still or while walking across the stage as seen at left.
Which model pose do you prefer? Game show models want to know!
Vote in the comments section.
(This is very important.)
My blog, Facebook and Twitter feeds of late have been filled with praise for The Bridges of Madison County, which ended its too-short Broadway run this past Sunday.
I was fortunate enough to see the show twice, including its final performance. But for those of you who were not able to attend — and perhaps have smiled indulgently at my near-obsessive behavior — I wanted to give you a taste of the quality performance I enjoyed.
Here’s Steven Pasquale performing “It All Fades Away” for the studio recording. (The note at 3:20 literally fills your head during the live performance.)
I attended the final performance of The Bridges of Madison County this afternoon.
I bought my ticket as soon as it was announced. Such a special show deserved an encore viewing.
It was better than the first time I saw it. Perhaps because the theatre was packed. Or because every word spoken, every note sung was the the last time for the actors and audience alike.
The performances were heartbreaking. There were three standing ovations during the show itself, and the curtain call was thunderous. Star Kelly O’Hara spoke to the crowd, promising that the show would ‘live on.’
I worried that the final performance might be a bit depressing, but it was one of the most inspiring things I have ever experienced.
Here’s hoping it comes to your town one day soon.
SPOILER ALERT — this blog talks about last night’s shocking elimination on Dancing with the Stars.
In hindsight, it was inevitable.
But with his ice dancing partner Meryl Davis also in the competition (paired with popular-bad-boy dancer Maks Chmerkovskiy), Charlie was dead in the water. The two were bound to split their fans’ votes, and Maks is way more popular than Sharna.
The celebs that remain have their unique voting blocks as well. Candace Cameron Bure (of Full House fame) can’t go a show without evoking Jesus’ name, so she has the conservative right sewn up. Singer James Maslow of the boy band Big Time Rush has the hottie vote. And Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy is dancing brilliantly on two artificial legs — artificial! — and paired with Derek Hough, who is popular enough to win with almost anyone.
So yes, strangely enough, Olympic ice dancer Charlie White was the clear underdog.
While this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live with guest host Charlize Theron won’t go on any “Best of” lists, there was one Digital Short that is getting a lot of attention.
In “Tourists,” SNL cast members (including Theron) dressed up as — you got it — tourists and pranked the good people of New York City with indecipherable questions, unknown accents, picture taking confusion and general craziness.
It was very funny.
And I want to point out — despite all the weirdness that SNL threw at them, every New Yorker really tried to help them out.
Points for us!
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 85th birthday of acting and philanthropic legend Audrey Hepburn.
This is remarkable, since today is also Star Wars Day.
I can only imagine the bloody light-saber duels back at Google HQ over the focus of today’s Doodle. And yet Audrey still came out on top.
Apparently she has friends in high places…
If I’m not famous before your last show in December, can I still be a guest?
Craig said yes.
Congratulations to Ray Romano!
He’s signed a deal to appear in the pilot of a new HBO drama that centers on the world of rock-and-roll in the sexy, druggie 1970s. Ray will play the right-hand man to a record executive (portrayed by Bobby Cannavale).
This is amazing news! I think someone deserves a new hat…